Month: August 2021

Russia did not vote on UN Afghanistan resolution because it omitted terrorism, IS – Envoy

United Nations, Russia abstained from voting on the UN Security Council resolution on Afghanistan because the document did not include a passage on terrorism and did not mention the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia), Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia said. On Monday, the 15-member UN Security Council adopted a resolution …

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Blinken says under 200 Americans remain in Afghanistan who want to leave

Washington, There are between 100 and 200 Americans left in Afghanistan who still wish to leave the country despite the US completing its withdrawal on Monday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said. “We believe there are still a small number of Americans – under 200 and likely closer to 100 – who remain in Afghanistan …

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Blinken says US aid will not flow through Taliban gov’t but through independent agencies

Washington, The United States will continue to provide humanitarian aid to the Afghan people through independent organizations, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a press conference. “The United States will continue to support humanitarian aid to the Afghan people,” Blinken said on Monday. “Consistent with our sanctions on the Taliban, the aid will …

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Taliban wants to resume domestic, Int’l flights from Kabul Airport soon – Spokesman

Kabul, The radical Taliban movement (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization) that seized power in Afghanistan wants to resume domestic and international flights from Kabul airport, which came under their control, as soon as possible, Mohammad Naim, a spokesman for the Taliban’s political office, told. The Pentagon has announced the completion of US troops …

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US, coalition evacuated more than 123,000 civilians before leaving – CENTCOM Commander

Washington, US and Coalition forces evacuated more than 123,000 civilians from Afghanistan before the United States fully withdrew its military forces from the country by the August 31 deadline, US Central Commander (CENTCOM) Commander Kenneth McKenzie said. “In total, US and Coalition combined to evacuate more than 123,000 civilians,” McKenzie said during a press briefing. …

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Ayush Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announces major plans for Boosting Ayush Initiatives in Northeast

New Delhi: 1000 Health & Wellness Centres (HWC) and 100 new AYUSH dispensaries in the North-Eastern (NE) states Rs 70 Crores financial provision for a new Ayurvedic College at Dudhnoi in Goalpara Financial grant of Rs 10 Crores for Ayurvedic College, Guwahati to be developed as Centre of Excellence. In a major boost to the …

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PM dedicates renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh Smarak to the nation

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated the renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh Smarak to the nation through video conference. During the event, he also inaugurated the Museum Galleries at the Smarak. The event showcased the multiple development initiatives taken by the government to upgrade the complex. The Prime Minister bowed to the brave …

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Cabinet approves MOU between ICAI and Institute of Professional Accountants of Russia (IPAR)

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the signing Memorandum of Understanding between Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and Institute of Professional Accountants of Russia (IPAR). Details: Approval for signing Memorandum of Understanding between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Institute of …

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